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Much Ado About Nothing - Notes from the Director | American Shakespeare Center

Much Ado About Nothing

Allison Glenzer

THIS SEASON:
Nerissa in The Merchant of Venice; Volumnia, ensemble in Coriolanus; Mrs. Candour, Moses in The School for Scandal; Mary Shakespeare, Joan Henslowe in Shakespeare’s Sister; Ursula, Mrs. Flower in The Fair Maid of the Exchange

PREVIOUSLY WITH ASC:
More than 173 roles in 92 productions, including Olivia in Twelfth Night; Regan in King Lear; Margaret in both Shakespeare’s Joan of Arc (Henry VI, Part 1) and The Rise of Queen Margaret (Henry VI, Part 2); Isabella in Measure for Measure; Kate in The Taming of the Shrew; Scrooge in A Christmas Carol; Adriana in The Comedy of Errors; Smeraldina in The Servant of Two Masters; Paulina in The Winter’s Tale; Friar Lawrence (2013), Nurse (2007), Mercutio (2001) in Romeo and Juliet; The Countess in All’s Well That Ends Well; Jailer’s Daughter in The Two Noble Kinsmen; Mary in The 12 Dates of Christmas; Constance in King John; Speed in The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Trinculo in The Tempest; Emilia in Othello; Hecate in The Witch; Lady Macbeth in Macbeth.

OTHER THEATRES:
A Body in Motion (various) based on Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims (National Tour); Nurse in Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare & Company, MA; Tina Packer, director); Natasha in The Three Sisters, Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (Swine Palace Theater, LA); Romeo and Juliet: Actors in Concert (Shakespeare & Company with The Buffalo Philharmonic and Virginia State Symphony); Vita Sackville West in Virginia (New Theater, MA).

EDUCATION:
MFA in Acting, Louisiana State University; BA English and Speech Communications, Clemson University, South Carolina.

NEWS FEED

2017 Renaissance Season
• THE MERCHANT OF VENICE • CORIOLANUS • THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL [ more ]